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Apple-Cinnamon Snack Mix

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  • Prep Time 15 min
  • Total Time 1 hr 10 min
  • Servings 20
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Apples and cinnamon candies spice up a sweet version of crunchy Chex® cereal snack mix.

Ingredients

3
cups Corn Chex™ cereal
3
cups Rice Chex™ cereal
3
cups Wheat Chex™ cereal
1
cup pecan halves
1/2
cup red cinnamon candies
1/4
cup sugar
1/4
cup butter or margarine
1/4
cup water
1
cup cut-up dried apple pieces (1/2- to 3/4-inch pieces)
Ground cinnamon, if desired

Directions

  • 1 Heat oven to 300°F. In large bowl, mix cereals and pecans.
  • 2 In 3-quart saucepan, heat candies, sugar, butter and water over medium heat, stirring frequently, until melted and blended. Pour over cereal mixture, stirring until evenly coated. Spread in ungreased large roasting pan.
  • 3 Bake 20 minutes. Stir in apple pieces. Bake 15 minutes longer. Spread on waxed paper or foil; cool about 20 minutes. Sprinkle with cinnamon. Store in airtight container.

Expert Tips

Don't like nuts? Use small pretzel twists instead.

Use a handy kitchen scissors to quickly cut the apples into pieces.

Nutrition Information

NUTRITION INFORMATION PER SERVING

Serving Size: 1 Serving
Calories
170
Calories from Fat
60
% Daily Value
Total Fat
6g
10%
Saturated Fat
2g
9%
Trans Fat
0g
0%
Cholesterol
5mg
2%
Sodium
180mg
7%
Total Carbohydrate
25g
8%
Dietary Fiber
2g
8%
Sugars
12g
12%
Protein
2g
2%
% Daily Value*:
Vitamin A
6%
6%
Vitamin C
2%
2%
Calcium
6%
6%
Iron
30%
30%
Exchanges:
1/2 Starch; 0 Fruit; 1 Other Carbohydrate; 0 Skim Milk; 0 Low-Fat Milk; 0 Milk; 0 Vegetable; 0 Very Lean Meat; 0 Lean Meat; 0 High-Fat Meat; 1 1/2 Fat;
Carbohydrate Choice
1 1/2
*Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.

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